(28 Apr 2021)
CWT has appointed Michelle McKinney Frymire as Chief
Executive Officer, effective 1 May 2021.
Incumbent Kurt Ekert will be stepping down and
will take on the role of senior advisor to the company.
Michelle joined CWT in 2019 and has over 20 years’
travel industry experience. Her leadership has spanned a broad
range of functions with notable leadership roles as the CFO at
Starwood Vacation Ownership and Delta Technology (a division of
Delta Airlines), as well as Continental Airlines and Delta Air
In addition, Michelle held senior executive positions
at several private equity portfolio companies where she led
Strategy, Technology, HR, Corporate Development and Finance.
Michelle currently serves on the Board of Directors for Family
Gateway in Dallas, Texas and was appointed CWT’s President,